People are Fragile Beings

I have just read Kirk Smith’s letter to the editor of this newspaper about his brother Brian’s “incessant” walking journey up and down the Bruce Peninsula along the shoulders of Highway 6. I don’t believe I have ever read anything more touching, heartfelt, and beautifully written. With family members like Kirk and his mother Marion, whose love for her homeless son shines so clearly through Kirk’s letter, Brian is truly blessed. Continue reading

Grey-Bruce is Long Overdue for a Municipal Leadership Shake-up

On second thought, and on balance, the proliferation of municipal election signs in some parts of Grey-Bruce more than three months in advance of the election date is a good thing: A sign, I guess I could say, that the municipal election process in this area has finally matured. Or, it’s at least heading in the right direction.  Continue reading